NHL Game Night: 3-11-21 Lightning at Red Wings

At end of road swing, Lightning goaltending gives out. TB-4DET-6 Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on 22 shots for the loss. At the time of the fifth goal it was five on 14 shots. Hockey’s a very frustrating sport when the other team has to work half as hard to get goals as your team … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-9-21 Lightning at Red Wings

Lightning still own Detroit. TB-4DET-3 (OT) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 23 shots for the victory. First Period3:04 DET Erne (3), (Zadina, Hronek)(PP)12:29 TB Point (8), (Palat, Hedman)(PP)13:04 TB Johnson (5), (Coleman, Cernak) Second Period6:58 DET Nemeth (2), (Gagner, Namestnikov)9:04 DET Larkin (5), (Fabbri, Hronek) Third Period9:40 TB Cernak (1), (Maroon) Overtime2:17 TB Coleman … Read more

NHL Game Day: 3-7-21 Lightning at Blackhawks

Lightning score six unanswered to camp triumphant comeback win and seal series win against Chicago. TB-6CHI-3 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 25 shots for the victory. First Period10:51 CHI Kurashev (6), (Soderberg)15:34 CHI Janmark (8), (Kubalik, Kane)(PP) Second Period3:11 CHI Suter (8), (Janmark)3:51 TB Palat (10), (Hedman, Stamkos)(PP)4:14 TB Gourde (7), (Cernak)7:51 TB Hedman … Read more

AHL Game Night: 3-6-21 Americans at Crunch

Tough middle frame snaps Crunch winning streak at two. ROC-4SYR-2 Spencer Martin allowed 4 goals on 27 shots for the loss. First Period7:20 ROC Fogarty (5), (Dea, Fitzgerald)(PP)13:44 SYR Noel (1), (Abbandonato, Huntington)(PP) Second Period2:23 ROC Ruostalainen (3), (Elie, Dea)15:55 ROC Oglevie (3), (Quinn, Samuelsson) Third Period9:58 SYR Raddysh (2), (Wilson, Ludvig)(PP)19:21 ROC Dea (4), … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-5-21 Lightning at Blackhawks

Lightning don’t get the payoff despite a better effort. TB-3CHI-4 (SO) Curtis McElhinney allowed three goals on 27 shots before allowing one of three shooters to convert in the penalty shot session for the SO loss. First Period2:51 TB Cirelli (7), (Point, Palat)10:27 TB Killorn (5), (Hedman, Palat)(PP)12:57 CHI Debrincat (13), (Boqvist, Kane)(PP) Second Period7:18 … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-4-21 Lightning at Blackhawks

Lightning complete furious comeback with late OT buzzer beater. TB-3CHI-2 (OT) Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 37 shots for the OT victory. He got way too much work in this game as the team in front of him sleepwalked through 40 minutes of hockey. Without his heroics, they’d have been dead in the water. … Read more

AHL Game Day: 3-3-21 Crunch at Penguins

Spencer Martin doing work. SYR-2WBS-1 (SO) Spencer Martin allowed one goal on 31 shots and stopped two of three in the penalty shot session for the SO victory. And just like that, Martin has backstopped the Crunch to its first winning streak of the campaign. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period1:08 WBS Lizotte (2), (Robert, Zohorna) … Read more

NHL Game Night: 3-2-21 Lightning at Stars

Sleepy Lightning ride Vasilevskiy’s hot streak to another win. TB-2DAL-0 Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 28 shots he faced for his third straight shutout victory. He had work in this one because the Lightning, in my opinion, sleep walked through large portions of this game and gave away a lot of prime chances. First Period7:29 TB … Read more

AHL Game Day: 3-1-21 Americans at Crunch

Crunch snap losing streak at long last. ROC-3SYR-4 Spencer Martin allowed 3 goals on 34 shots for the victory. We’ll see if Groulx rides the hot hand next game out or turns back to Panthers prospect Montambeault. First Period7:08 ROC Scarfo (2), (Jones, Laaksonen)16:34 SYR Abbandonato (1), (Fortier, Stephens) Second Period2:05 SYR Stephens (1), (Katchouk, … Read more

NHL Game Night: 2-27-21 Stars at Lightning

Imagine waiting all offseason just to get smashed even worse in the “revenge game”. DAL-0TB-5 Andrei Vasilevskiy turned aside all 20 shots he faced for his second consecutive shutout victory. He didn’t face a ton of chances, but the ones he did face he disposed of confidently and easily. He’s in one of those zones … Read more